Gloria J. (DeCoste) Dougenik, age 65

of Quincy

Gloria J. (DeCoste) Dougenik, age 65

Gloria J. (DeCoste) Dougenik, age 65, of Quincy, died unexpectedly, Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Gloria was born in Quincy, to the late Lawrence P. and Catherine C. (Saulnier) DeCoste, Jr. She was a lifelong Houghs Neck, Quincy resident and a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1972. She later attended the former Quincy Junior College.

She was a homemaker but as a young woman had worked for the former Kemper Insurance Company.

Gloria loved animals and especially her pet cats. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed playing cards, poker and cribbage.

Beloved wife for forty-three years of James A. Dougenik.

Dear sister of the late Donald P. DeCoste.

Gloria is survived by several cousins.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Friday, August 2nd at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday 5 – 7 p.m. Interment private.

For those who wish, donations in Gloria’s memory may be made to the Quincy Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269 or to any non-smoking charity of your choice.

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  • Dear Jim, We’re so very sorry for your loss of Gloria. She was a very good friend growing up and we had so many fun times and shared memories. I remember when she met you and she was so very happy. I’ve been thinking about her so much lately and I’ll never forget her. May your memories of your life together bring you comfort. So sad…..
    Love, Patti and John

  • Deepest Sympathies

  • Very sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing. I was her cousin (son of Lawrence’s brother Harold) but I haven’t seen Gloria for many years-probably since we were teenagers. I’m sorry for your loss and will keep Gloria in my prayers. David DeCoste

  • Dear Jim, I am so sorry to learn of Gloria’s passing. Gloria was such a sweet girl! I was her cousin, daughter of Harold & Stella DeCoste. I last saw her at Mom & Dad’s service. I am so very sorry for your loss. Susan and Dave Bulawka

  • Jimmy – I am sorry sorry to hear that Gloria passed away. While distance kept us from seeing each other often, I am glad that we got the opportunity to get to know each other over the years and am thankful that we got together a couple of times. You & Gloria are in my thoughts and prayers.
    One of Gloria’s Miami Cousins….Kathy